Articles (Fiction)

Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Final Episode
(Science Story Time!)

Who wants to live on this planet with its growing pollution, ignorance, and lack of conscious? That is what the shortest called for in the previous episodes. 


Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 7
(Science Story Time!)

These creatures are rational, intelligent, developed, and liberated; they come from a faraway planet they promised to tell you its name and location.


Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 6
(Science Story Time!)

Morning is about to break; you ask yourself: Wont these creatures ever leave my room?

Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 5
(Science Story Time!)

Happiness overwhelms you as you hear the creatures offering to tell you their secrets voluntarily. 


Are we destined for a Dystopian Tech-Future?
(Good and Evil)

Technology in and of itself is neutral; however, depending on how it is used, it can have positive or negative effects.


When the Hero is also the Villain
(Good and Evil)

What makes us think of certain people as heroes or villains? Is it their compassion? Their body shape? Their selfless or greedy acts? Or, is it our own perspective that controls the way we look at them? Can someone be both a hero and a villain?

A History of the World’s Future
(The Past and the Future)

With magic numbers such as 2000, 2020, 2222, etc., the years to come have always meant a fantastic world of potential great achievements; yet, prediction is very difficult, especially if it is about the future.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(Fact and Myth)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Good and Evil in the Human Nature
(Good and Evil)

I still remember the plot of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde that has deeply influenced literature, as well as the views of numerous thinkers about human nature. It tackles the most significant duality of life: good and evil.


Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(Fact and Myth)

Godzilla movies are one of the most famous and successful movies in the history of cinema; yet, fans wonder if the story could actually be true.

Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


The Mysterious Case of the Bermuda Triangle
(Fact and Myth)

As mysterious as it would read, when you dig deeper, the case becomes less puzzling!

Anatomy of Myth (2)
(Fact and Myth)

What makes myths dangerous is that they are developed through verbal tradition, ironically, commonly believed myths are scientific.


Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.


Anatomy of Myth (1)
(Fact and Myth)

In ancient times, humans did not have the technology to explain ideas scientifically so they created fictional stories to explain the mysteries of life.

The Return of the Woolly Mammoth
(Life Sciences)

Scientists claim that the dream of resurrecting extinct animals may very likely come true. Will the woolly mammoth walk the Earth again?


Atlantis: The Lost Civilization
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Unlike many legendary stories the origins of which have been lost, we know when and where the story of the Lost City of Atlantis first appeared.


The Rite of Spring
(Science and Art)

Fantasia has held a special place in my heart. I remember watching it as a little kid, and still vividly recall its segments.

The Science Behind Up!
(Science and Art)

Look up in the sky! It is not a bird! It is not a plane! It is not even a superhero! It is a flying house!


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